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Nov 17, 2013 10:00am PST
for foreign relations. steve, first to you, what part of this surprised you in terms of its severity in terms of the force? what took you by surprise? >> well, to some extent what took me by surprise was how slow we were to realize what a tremendous storm this was. it got very little coverage. in fact, i learned about it from a german friend on friday morning last week who shared the images of this incoming storm. right there it was clear that this was going to be a monumental event. with the kinds of wind that were being predicted, 190 knots but came in close to 150 knots of wind, that's a tremendous amount of wind to insure devastation in its wake. >> we should have realized this was going to be pretty massive. and we didn't do enough preparation in advance? >> to an extraordinary extent, when it comes to disasters before they hit, time is your friend. and after they hit, it becomes your enemy really quick. and it seem that is we need visuals that there's destruction before we kick into high gear. we have to be much more front-loaded. the fact is, i would argue the department of defense sho
CNN
Nov 17, 2013 7:00am PST
and grappling with ways to coordinate better and less suspicion of military responders such as steve is referring to having the u.s. military go in. and hopefully all of this is going to mean we'll have less errors made by the responders. the problem now is just simply logistics. you don't have functioning hospitals. you don't have electricity for your operating rooms. you don't have the ability to purify water supplies. all of the basics have been devastated. >> thank you both very much. the point you made, steve flynn, that stuck with me, is if we knew about this looking at the data and looking at the maps, could we have mobilized a better response up front or do we need to see devastation and see terrible images before we muster political world to put out resources. it's a terrible challenge. we'll get better and better information from computers and from all kinds of technology but we still need to move and if the only thing that moves us are these horrible images, we end up waiting for the disaster any way. up next, what in the world. i have great checklist for you telling you h
CNN
Nov 10, 2013 7:00am PST
is 40%, one official has some advice for married couples. do as tina fey and steve did in the movie "date night." it ended with car chases and mob confrontations about you they weren't home on the couch. 1.3 million norwegians were home watching a smash hit tv show tuning in for over 12 uninterrupted hours for a national knitting evening. yes. knitting. so-called slow tv is huge here. whether it's seven hour train rides, a full day of salmon fishing, 12 hours of burning wood or 30 hour interviews. more than 50% of the population once tuned in for a ship's 134-hour coastline cruise. the knitting evening did have a dramatic twist. after hours of knitting, they attempted to break the world time record for producing a sweater. starting from the very beginning the shearing of a sheep. ♪ >> they unfortunately missed the record books but 8 1/2 hours later, a sweater. one company plans to bring slow tv to the united states. perhaps it will be a hit. ♪ >> compared with 21 hours of senator ted cruz reading "green eggs and ham" discussions about wool seem absolutely spe spellbinding. the c
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